RENO, NV (KOLO) - The game times were announced previously but now there’s a TV network to go alongside three of Nevada’s football games this season.
AT&T SportsNet will handle the broadcast for two Wolf Pack home games and road contest as the Mountain West announced the final round of its television selection process today. The network will carry Nevada’s Oct. 12 matchup against MW foe San José State, and the Pack’s Battle for the Fremont Cannon against its sister school to the south, UNLV, on Nov. 30 at Mackay. Both of those games feature afternoon kickoffs – 1 p.m. against the Spartans and 12 p.m. against the Rebels.
Nevada’s return to War Memorial Stadium in Laramie to face the Wyoming Cowboys on Oct. 26 will also be carried on AT&T SportsNet. That game will kick off at 11 a.m. Pacific Time.
The season begins in just over two weeks when Nevada plays host to Purdue on Friday, Aug. 30. Season ticket for the 2019 season are available for as low as $99 and three-game mini-plan packages are also on sale now for as low as $42. Single-game tickets for all six home games are also available now with prices as low as $17 per game, with discounts available for children and seniors. Get your tickets today by calling (775) 348-PACK or visiting NevadaWolfPack.com.
The fan-friendly schedule includes four home games before mid-October and concludes with the rivalry game against the Rebels as Nevada will be seeking revenge and possession of the Fremont Cannon. So far, three of Nevada’s home games are set for daytime kickoffs. Nevada’s home games against Hawai`i and New Mexico will be broadcast by an ESPN network and kickoff time and specific network information will be determined 12 days before each game.
Nevada opens the 2019 season on Labor Day weekend when it plays host to Purdue on Aug. 30 at Mackay Stadium. The game is the back-end of a two-game series between the schools as Nevada went to Purdue in 2016. The Boilermakers will be just the second Big Ten team to travel to Mackay Stadium and the first since Nevada beat Northwestern in 2006.
The Wolf Pack will then play its second game against a Power 5 team in as many weeks as it travels to Oregon to play the Ducks on Sept. 7, before returning home to take on an old rival in Weber State on Sept. 14 at Mackay. The non-conference slate concludes on Sept. 21 with a trip to take on UTEP in El Paso.
Conference play opens Sept. 28 as Hawai`i comes to Mackay Stadium. The Pack has won two of its last eight games against the Rainbow Warriors. With five games in the books, Nevada will enjoy the first of two bye weeks on the schedule during the Oct. 5 weekend.
Nevada returns to action Oct. 12 when it plays host to San José State at Mackay. The Pack then hits the road for a pair of games against Mountain Division foes – Oct. 19 at Utah State and Oct. 26 at Wyoming – before coming home to play host to New Mexico on Nov. 2.
The Pack returns to West Division play on Nov. 9 with a trip to San Diego State to take on the Aztecs. Nevada will be looking for its second win in a row over SDSU after winning 28-24 this past season in Reno.
The second bye week is positioned the weekend of Nov. 16, giving Nevada a break before the final two regular season games. First is a showdown with West Division champion Fresno State at Bulldog Stadium in Fresno on Nov. 23.
The Battle for the Fremont Cannon against UNLV represents the regular-season finale on Nov. 30 at Mackay Stadium.